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13-day trip to Beijing - Xian - Zhangjiajie - Guilin - Shanghai

a) Experience the magnificence of Beijing, the rich history of Xian, the natural wonders of Zhangjiajie, the tranquility of Guilin, and the modern allure of Shanghai.

b) Stay in centrally located hotels in cities and boutique accommodations in Yangshuo, waking up to birdsong.

c) Indulge in culinary delights, from Beijing's Peking duck to Xi'an's dumplings, Zhangjiajie's Sanxiaoguo, Guilin's rice noodles, and Shanghai's delectable pan-fried dumplings.

Tour Code : CT-28

Destinations : Beijing, Guilin, Yangshuo, Zhangjiajie,

Duration :13 days

Travel Style :Private Tour ( National Park/ Ancient Architecture/ )


Detail Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Beijing

Private Car

Sunworld Hotel (4 star)


Our guide will pick you up at Beijing Airport with a sign bearing your name, transfer to the hotel, and rest. 


Day 2. Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Imperial Palace, Jingshan Park, and Nanluoguxiang Hutongs

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch

Sunworld Hotel (4 star)


After a delicious breakfast, embark on a day of exploration starting with the grandeur of Tiananmen Square, the world's largest square. Immerse yourself in its rich historical significance. Continue your journey to the awe-inspiring Forbidden City, the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, proudly holding the title of the world's largest imperial palace.

After lunch, ascend the hill in Jingshan Park, renowned for offering an impressive panoramic view of the Forbidden City.

In the afternoon, you'll explore the Nanluoguxiang Hutongs after your visit to the hill. These picturesque alleys encapsulate the traditional essence of Beijing and provide a unique glimpse into everyday life in the city.

 Morning visit of Tiananmen Square

Day 3. Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall, Bird's Nest, Water Cube, and the Summer Palace

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch
Sunworld Hotel (4 star)


After breakfast, seize the morning to explore the well-preserved section of the Mutianyu Great Wall, dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Enjoy a unique experience of ascending and descending by cable car, and take a leisurely stroll along this iconic structure.


Following that, visit the exterior of the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube, two prominent structures from the 2008 Olympic Games.


In the afternoon, head to the Summer Palace to immerse yourself in the serenity of this beautiful retreat. Delight in the majesty of the gardens and architecture that narrate tales of imperial Chinese history.



Day 4. Beijing to Xian by High-Speed Train - Temple of Heaven

Private Car + Train

Breakfast + Lunch

Mercure Xi'an Downtown (4 star)


At the appointed time, head to the enchanting Temple of Heaven, an ancient imperial altar dedicated to invoking bountiful harvests. Its structures are architectural masterpieces that will leave you in awe.


Following a lunch featuring the famous Peking duck, we proceed to the train station for a four-and-a-half-hour journey to Xian. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and rest." 


Day 5. Xian to Zhangjiajie by Flight - Terracotta Army and Great Wild Goose Pagoda

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch

Sunshine Hotel & Resort Zhangjiajie (4 star)★


In the morning, visit the famous Terracotta Army of Emperor Qinshihuang, considered the eighth wonder of the world. The Terracotta Army Museum is located in the three pits of the Mausoleum of the First Emperor Qin (259 - 210 BC).


In the afternoon, explore the grand Great Wild Goose Pagoda, a distinctive symbol of Xian. Later, head to the airport to board a one-and-a-half-hour flight to Zhangjiajie. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel to rest

Terracotta Warriors in Xian  


Day 6. Zhangjiajie - Tianmen Mountain (glass walkway, cable car included)

Private Car + Flight

Breakfast + Lunch

Boutique on the Mountain


A day to explore Tianmen Mountain (Mountain of the Door to Heaven).


This mountain is renowned for its celestial staircase of 999 steps and the breathtaking winding road built into the hillside. Ascend through this winding route, reaching the summit where the famous Tianmen Gate is located – a unique natural formation resembling a celestial entrance, hence its name.


Take a stroll on the Glass Walkway, a suspended glass walkway offering an exhilarating experience.


Descend the mountain via a 24-minute cable car ride, providing stunning views throughout the journey.


The ascent can be done by cable car, and the descent by road.



Day 7. Zhangjiajie - Tianzishan Mountain, Bailong Elevator (ascent), Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Huangshizhai (cable car included), and Glass Bridge

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch

Boutique on the Mountain


After breakfast, embark on a visit to the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China's first national forest park, inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1992. This park, internationally renowned thanks to the movie 'Avatar,' stands out for its extraordinary natural beauty. Tianzi Mountain is a centerpiece of this stunning landscape.


Ascend the mountain using the Bailong Elevator, standing at 336 meters with a speed that takes you from the base to the top in just 66 seconds. This elevator is considered one of the tallest and fastest outdoor elevators in the world. From the top, panoramic views unfold, embracing rocky peaks and deep valleys, creating a fairytale-like landscape.


For the descent, enjoy a leisurely ride on a funicular, allowing you to absorb the beauty of the surroundings as you descend from this marvelous mountain.


In the afternoon, visit the Glass Bridge. The Glass Bridge, spanning 375 meters in length and 6 meters in width, stands at a height of 300 meters between two mountains in the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. It is China's largest glass bridge.



Day 8. Zhangjiajie to Guilin by high-speed train - Reed Flute Cave

Private Car + Train

Breakfast + Lunch

Guilin Bravo Hotel (4 star)


At the scheduled time, take a 7-hour train journey to Guilin. Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up to begin your visit to the Reed Flute Cave. This impressive mountain cavern, adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, will immerse you in a world of natural wonders. The rock formations and strategically placed lights create a unique visual and auditory experience. After this visit, transfer to the hotel. Rest.



Day 9. Guilin - Longji Rice Terraces

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch

Guilin Bravo Hotel (4 star)


In the morning, embark on a 2-hour car journey from Guilin to Longsheng, located 120 km away and renowned for its stunning Rice Terraces.


A walk through the terraces unveils their picturesque charm. This trek reveals the magnificent craftsmanship behind these terraces, extending like giant steps on the mountainsides. Enjoy lunch with a local farmer's family, providing an opportunity to appreciate the hospitality and authentic cuisine of the region.




Day 10. Guilin - Li River Cruise and Countryside Bike Ride

Private Car

Breakfast + Lunch

Moondance Boutique Resort (4 star)


After breakfast, head to the pier to board a captivating 4-hour cruise on China's most beautiful river: the Li River. Surrounded by towering karst peaks of various shapes, you'll feel like you're sailing through a painting of China's most iconic landscapes. Enjoy lunch onboard while soaking in the beauty of the surroundings. Upon reaching Yangshuo, explore the famous West Street, filled with charming souvenir shops.


In the afternoon, embark on a bike ride through the tranquil countryside of Yangshuo, immersing yourself in the authentic rural life of China.



Day 11. Guilin to Shanghai by Flight - Shanghai Tower, The Bund, Nanjing Road, and Jade Buddha Temple

Private Car + Flight

Breakfast + Lunch

SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund (4 star)


Early in the morning, transfer from the hotel to the airport for a two-and-a-half-hour flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, head straight to Nanjing Road, one of the busiest shopping streets in the world. Next, make a stop at The Bund, known for its European colonial architecture and offering a stunning view of the modern Pudong skyline across the river.

After lunch, visit the Jade Buddha Temple to admire the two Buddha statues carved from white jade.

The last stop for today is the Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the world. It provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the city from its observation deck.




Day 12. Shanghai - Fuxing Park, Yu Garden, Zhujiajiao Water Town (including cruise)

Private Car


SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund (4 star)


After breakfast, explore the charming Fuxing Park, home to historic colonial-era buildings and a lively scene where locals gather for dancing and singing.


Continue your day to Yu Garden, where ancient stone bridges and exquisite pavilions capture the historical essence of Shanghai.


In the afternoon, venture to the picturesque Zhujiajiao Water Town. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride along its charming canals, experiencing the authentic charm of classical China.


Day 13. Shanghai, Departure from China

Private Car



Free time until the transfer to the airport, end of our service.

Price Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Price Inclusions

    a) All mentioned sightseeing activities are included in the itinerary.

    b) Airfare: Xian - Zhangjiajie, Guilin - Shanghai.

    c) Train tickets: Beijing - Xian, Zhangjiajie - Guilin.

    d) Meals specified in local restaurants with one local drink per meal.

    e) Transfers and ground transportation by car, minibus, or bus depending on the group size.

    f) Hotel accommodation, based on double occupancy with either one double bed or two single beds. Breakfast included.

    g) Local English-speaking guides, unless you have other requests.

    h) Accident insurance during the trip to China.

    i) Airport taxes and national flight taxes.

  • Price Exclusions

    a) Visa fees.

    b) Round-trip international airfare.

    c) Personal expenses.

    d) Tips for guides, drivers, and porters (not mandatory but appreciated for their service).

Additional Info

Change and Cancellation Policy

  1. 15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.

  2. 7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price.

  3. 2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price.

  4. Within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price.

  5. After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

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